If pictures have 3D, then sound has Dolby Atmos. Academy Award-winning sound mixer Christopher Boyes tells CNET how he used the audio tech to give moviegoers a more engrossing experience.
Go behind the scenes of "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" with Christopher Boyes, the Oscar-nominated sound mixer on the film. Hear how he collaborated with filmmaker Peter Jackson and how he used Dolby Atmos sound technology to create a more menacing Smaug.
Dolby Atmos is used in the Oscar-nominated films "Gravity" and "The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug." CNET's Kara Tsuboi goes behind the scenes at Dolby Labs with Academy Award-winning sound mixer Christopher Boyes.
YouTube fantasy stop-motion channel Brotherhood Workshop has lovingly re-created the trailer for the second film in "The Hobbit" trilogy using Lego.
A brand-new trailer for "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug" debuts Tuesday and introduces some characters not seen in the first "Hobbit" flick.
We talk dragons, dwarves and spiders with the man who gave Benedict Cumberbatch a lizard's face.
Get a first peek at all of Smaug plastered on the side of an airplane flying from New Zealand to Los Angeles.
Carry British comedian Stephen Fry around in your pocket with this miniature gaming figure of his robust character Master of Lake-town from "The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug."
Indulge your inner Hobbit with the "Journey through Middle-earth" interactive experience from Google. But beware of Hill-trolls!
The evil creatures in Middle-earth may be paying for their dark ways with a vitamin D deficiency.